Professor Kamolrat Intaratat, consultant to the Smart Schools programme and Director of the Centre of Communication and Development Knowledge Management (CCDKM), who was listening to the interview, said: “I’m surprised she said she wants to be a doctor. Normally marginalised kids don’t dare say that. This programme has given her self-confidence.”
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